Fiction

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This is the ninth collaboration between author Jamie Lee Curtis and illustrator Laura Cornell and it is perhaps the sweetest—but not so sweet as to give you a mouthful of cavities.

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On May 11 2010, the curtain well and truly rose on Stefanie Pintoff’s burgeoning crime fiction career, pulling her out of the shadows and into the limelight.

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In Last Night’s Scandal, Loretta Chase evokes a classic romantic theme: the unexpected transformation of a childhood friendship into a love story.

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  Illumination Arts, September 2005 In this heartwarming story, a young father welcomes his newborn daughter into his heart on the day she is born.

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In post-apocalyptic Africa in the Seven Rivers Kingdom, there are two peoples: the Nuru and the Okeke.

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Desdemona was born a witch. For as long as she can remember, her mom, Callida, has dragged her and their beloved feline, Devalandnefariel—who is also her mom’s familiar—all over the globe.

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Imagine a world with no sunlight, where groceries stores, clean running water and electricity exist almost exclusively in your memories.

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Ms. Glass’s talent lies in writing about the complexities of family dynamics. The Widower’s Tale is her fourth novel and takes place in an idyllic, suburban Boston community.

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Vampires are hot. Looking at recent incarnations of them in movies or on television might lead a reader to think this was a new craze. Not true.

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What is G. F. Skipworth’s The Simpering, North Dakota Literary Society?

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He’s back, the daring pulp avenger from Atlanta, GA, in six new, thrilling tales of mystery and mayhem.

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The Postcard Killers by James Patterson and Liza Marklund is not a typical thriller. The riveting prologue sets the stage for promises the book is quick to deliver.

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The successful franchise series can be a double-edged sword for the ambitious writer.

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Sixteen-year-old Mason Rice is on the top of the world.

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As the highly anticipated second book in the wildly popular Iron Fey series, The Iron Daughter continues the journey of Meghan Chase; half human, half faery royalty, she is also just a yo

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The Brown Decision in 1954 by the Supreme Court ordered an end to segregation. Schools were mandated to integrate. Eight years later, 1962, nothing had changed in Jackson, Mississippi.

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 Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books, February 2010 “Zeke’s tree wouldn’t speak to him.” This is one of the most intriguing opening lines I’ve ever read.

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It’s sometimes hard to find a decent, thorough, self-contained fantasy novel, but The Charlatan’s Boy manages to accomplish all that and more.

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 The first thing one notices about The Boneshaker is its eye-catching cover art. It’s vibrant, intricate, and unusual. It immediately draws in the reader.

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When field worker Sucoh Sucop shows up at the Nicefolks’ farm looking for work, Ever and Ima Nicefolk hire him. In payment all they can offer him is a place to sleep and meals.

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Hamlet’s Gertrude. The Taming of the Shrew’s Katherina.

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Roly Poly Pangolin is a 40-page picture book about a pangolin named Roly Poly who is afraid of everything. One day Roly Poly sets out on an adventure holding tight to mama’s tail.

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I’m always a little uncomfortable with the incongruity between the terms Irish writer and Irish Writer—between the caricature of the first and the cynicism of the second.

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